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Dolores Ponce de León

Civic Engagement Manager

Dolores manages the Department of Civic Engagement for the Latino Policy Forum.  She is fortunate to oversee a talented team that works to advance the goals and priorities of the Multicultural Leadership Academy, Immigration, Housing, and the Illinois Latino Agenda. Her responsibilities also include developing and implementing broad-based civic engagement strategies that promote the overall mission of the Forum, which is to build the power, influence, and leadership of the Latino community through collective action to transform public policies that ensure the well-being of its community and society as a whole.

Dolores holds a Master of Arts Degree in Latin American and Latino Studies from the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition, she has a post-graduate Professional Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy from Loyola University Chicago. She is a recipient of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) Community Service Award and a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow.

Contact Dolores by email or at 312-376-1766 ext.236